Thursday, October 1, 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch Is "Hamlet"

Toronto-based Cineplex Entertainment has confirmed that 'Front Row Centre Events' will present a live broadcast from London, UK of a new theatrical version of "Hamlet", starring actor Benedict Cumberbatch (Marvel Studios' "Doctor Strange") directed by Lyndsey Turner and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions:

" be broadcast live via satellite on October 15 through 'National Theatre Live', an initiative operated by the 'Royal National Theatre' in London, tickets to see Cumberbatch’s take on Shakespeare's tragic hero are now available today for screenings at select Cineplex theatres, with encore performances screened November 7, 8, 9 and 11..."

"This production shattered records with reports that tickets for the show’s 12-week run sold out in mere minutes with an online queue that exceeded 30,000 people," said Brad LaDouceur, Vice President, Event Cinema, Cineplex Entertainment. "We’re excited to bring the best of British theatre and Benedict Cumberbatch live from the London stage to cinemas here at home..."

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